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Hi I'm Roy

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Utah and I currently live in the Central Valley of California. I love my life and family.

About Me

I am one of eight children and grew up in a wonderful loving home. I am married to my high school sweetheart and the love of my life, Linda. We have seven wonderful children that are all grown and out in their adventure of life. To date we have eleven grandchildren. My Savior and my family are the center of my life. I love to fly fish (thus the picture of a 36" steelhead). I worked 33 years in law enforcement the last 9 years as Chief of Police in a city with over 200,000 population. About eighteen months ago I retired from law enforcement and became a City Manager in a city with a little over 70,000 people. I love the adventure of life.

Why I am a Mormon

It is really simple for me. I have made a serious study of the Bible (Old and New Testament), the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price and I know they are true. I know we lived before this life and stood with our Savior. I know that we are here on earth to gain experience and growth we can gain in no other way. I know that there is life after this life and that the greatest joy I can find is to return to my Heavenly Father with my eternal family. I know this is all possible because of my Savior. BecauseI have come to know these things I choose to live my life in no other way for in the Gospel of Jesus Christ there is joy in all that I do.

How I live my faith

I love serving others for as we serve others we come to love them and this brings great joy to my life. I am currently serving as a Stake President. This means that I have the great blessing of serving eight seperate congragations comprised of about 2,500 members. I have the great blessing of serving with other wonderful people and striving to help others. I love to share the joy the gospel brings as we live and follow the commandments. I have been truly blessed

What is being a Mormon like?

Knowing who I am, why I am here, where I came from and where I am going makes all the difference in living this life. Being a member of the Church makes life make sense no matter what happens. Show more Show less